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Living A Normal Lifespan With Hiv

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HIV NEGATIVE WITH LOW CD-4 AND NORMAL CD-8 WHAT THIS MEAN??

I had pneumonia but it when away with the atibiotics my doctor told me to take the hiv testcame on negative but my CD-4 is low while the CD-8 is normal can you please help me understand what I have.Thank you
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Sure. You had pneumonia, which resolved with antibiotics. Consequently it was most likely a bacterial pneumonia. You had an HIV test that was negative, which means you don't have HIV, assuming you took an FDA-approved HIV test outside of the... Read more »

Normal Cd4 count for HIV-

What is a normal cd4 count for a hiv negative person? My last two cd4 counts were 628 and 654 but... Read more »

This is what my doctor said

Doctor Young, My doctor told me that with proper treatment people with hiv can now live their... Read more »
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Hot Topics at The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums, December 21, 2010

...(abacavir/3TC, Kivexa) and Sustiva (efavirenz, Stocrin). I was given this combination because my creatinine level was a bit above normal when I was diagnosed. Now my CD4 count is 279 (21 percent), my viral load is 66 and my kidneys are back to... Read more »
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FAQs About HIV/AIDS & Life Expectancy

...He is in his 20s, strictly adheres to his medication and has an undetectable viral load. Is it reasonable to expect a fairly normal lifespan for him? I'm a 22-year-old male, recently diagnosed with a CD4 count of 110. I've been smoking for... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Study: Normalizing HIV Testing in a Busy Urban Sexually Transmitted Infections Clinic

...HIV testing uptake relative to routine syphilis testing," the authors concluded. "In STI clinics, HIV testing can be made as normal as other routine STI testing." Back to other news for April 2009 Search the Newsroom archive Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Having an HIV Test May Soon Be the Norm

... CDC is considering guidelines recommending HIV/AIDS testing as part of an annual physical for most people, not just for "at-risk" patients. According to CDC spokesperson Tammy Read more »
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HIV and "normal" lifespan

Posted by Blixer, 3 Replies
...leukemia, Parkinson's stroke, etc. BUT NO HIV! Although I've read on this site many times that I have a chance of living a normal life span. I'm beginning to actually believe it now. Joel Gallant's Reply was: That's great, though I'm not... Read more »

can you live a normal life without meds if ur HIV+

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...can you live a normal life without medicines if your HIV+??? How long can live without these medicines? Read more »

can you live a normal life without meds if ur HIV+

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...can you live a normal life without medicines if your HIV+??? How long can live without these medicines? Read more »

can you live a normal life without meds if ur HIV+

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...can you still live a normal life without meds if ur HIV+? for how long??? Read more »